07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Russian Icon Depicting Christ's Entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday

$3,555$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Russian Icon Depicting Christ's Entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, 19th century, horizontal format, depicted with a group of Old Testament prophets and New Testament apostles, 13 7/8 x 29 7/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

could have been used in an iconostasis's Holy Day tier. Four inch crack and loss to left edge and also along lower right edge; scattered pinpoint losses throughout; minor in-painting throughout figures mostly on the right side of scene and including Christ; minor gilt rubbing to halos; little or no worm damage/insect holes to speak of.

Keywords

Palm Sunday